Run DMU 2015

Two hundred turn out to Run DMU

More than 200 DMU students, employees, alumni and friends took the challenge to Run DMU on September 11. Runners and …

Patrick Cornelius, D.P.T.’07

Patrick Cornelius, D.P.T.’07, CCS, ATC, CSCS, became a cardiovascular and pulmonary certified specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
Stroke Camp partcipants laugh as they bat around a balloon in "volleyball."

Stroke Camp uses fun to foster function

Stroke survivors likely never describe their recovery process as fun and games. Therapy can be grueling and gains incremental. Yet the …
COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …
DMU Day at the Fair 2015

DMU Day: a family af-Fair

The University’s annual DMU Day at the Fair is the rare opportunity for the public to experience osteopathic manual medicine (OMM) within a …
DMU students give kids a healthy start to the school year by offering free physicals.

Giving kids a healthy start to the school year

DMU helped organize an event that gave central Iowa kids, many from uninsured and under-insured families, a healthy start to …

Adam T. Van Der Molen, D.P.T.’13

Adam T. Van Der Molen, D.P.T.’13, was selected by the Iowa chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as …

D.P.T. students exercise service learning

Strength, endurance, flexibility, power — DMU doctor of physical therapy students took over the Moulton Elementary School gymnasium on one …
Applicants come dressed to impress on Interview Day at DMU.

Tried-and-true tips to ace your interview

Interview season begins next month at Des Moines University! The campus community loves meeting our applicants and showing them how …

Good news for physical therapists, great news for patients

Physical therapy often can help patients recover faster, more fully and with less invasive and expensive procedures from conditions ranging …
Tai Chi is a great exercise for older adults and those with arthritis.

Try out Tai Chi with free classes July 21 and 23

Looking for a way to reduce stress, build strength and increase balance and flexibility? Try Tai Chi! Des Moines University Physical …